Go paragliding at Solang Valley
Situated about 13 KMs away from Manali is the beautiful Solang Valley. Proffering to the visitors a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking beauty of this valley, Paragliding is excellent activity. The stunning beauty of this location is best for those who want to try their hands at photography as well.
Your Manali trip would not be complete without doing rock climbing here. The activity tests your strength levels as well as forces you to your limits but is a thrill all the same.
Trekking to Rohtang Pass
The famous pass is located at an altitude of 3979 m above the sea level. It remains covered in snow for most time of the year. Rohtang Pass area is known for activities such as trekking and skiing.
White Water Rafting in River Beas
River Beas is known for white water rafting, amongst visitors who go prepared to tame the spouting waves as you stream rafting. Remember, you will be given protection gears and accompanies by able instructors.
The nearest airport is at Bhuntar, is situated about 50 kilometers far away from Manali. National flights connect Bhuntar with Delhi and Chandigarh.
Manali is well connected to major tourist destinations such as Leh, Kullu, Dharamshala, Shimla and New Delhi by a network of state-run as well as private buses.
The nearest railhead to Manali is Joginder Nagar railway station, which connects the hill station with many important cities of India.
Hadimba Devi Temple
The temple is located in the midst of the forest known as Dhungiri Van Vihar. Hadimba considered as one of the best places for family vacations. Besides, this temple is the original center of interest for visitors and tourists. This temple is devoted to Goddess Hadimba, one amongst the 5 Pandava brothers of the Mahabharata.
Situated just 3 km away from Manali, and is one of the interesting spots in Manali. Solang Valley is very popular for adventure activities such as skiing, paragliding, motorbike riding, etc. It is surrounded by glaciers with snowy mountains and peaks.
This waterfall is another ageless destination of the Himalayan Ecstasy, and the scenic beauty of this waterfall has made it one of the prime spots for tourists in Manali. Rahala Waterfalls lies on the way to the Rohtang Pass and just 16 kilometers far away from Manali.
This sanctuary is one of the most captivating spots and is only 2 Kms away from Manali. The prime attractions of the place are Lush greenery, birds, and other abundant wildlife. Apart from this, it is well-known for its trekking routes and striking activities.
Tibetan and Himalayan Handicraft
Kinnauri and Kullu Shawls
This beautiful city of Manali revolves around Mall Road. Some of the most popular buys here include Kullu caps, shawls, and many other woolen items. A variety of restaurants and eating joints are available here to keep the tourists and visitors pleased too.
The Market is located at one side of the Main Street in new Manali town. You can buy here food, woven goods, cooking utensils, electrical supplies hairdressers, and beauty salons.
Old Manali Market
If you are interested in purchasing more junky stuff, then this market is a must visit. Fresh fruit jams, pickles, and jellies can be purchased here and take them back as souvenirs. Shops at the old Manali Market are open from 10 am to 7 pm.
Tibetan Bazaar and Tibetan Carpet Centre
These markets are run by the refugee community and sell various items such as thangkas, Buddhist paintings, bamboo souvenirs, rugs, local tweeds, electronics, turquoise jewelry, shoes, clothes, and silver and prayers wheels.
The Zing Zing Bar & Restaurant- Model Town
Indian and Chinese cuisine
Mount View Restaurant- Manali Mall
Japanese, Chinese and Tibetan specialties
Chopsticks- Manali Mall
Indian, Tibetan and Continental
Indian, Tibetan and Continental
Spanish and Italian dishes